Step-by-Step Guide to Make Favorite Leftover Chicken and Ham Pie

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Leftover Chicken and Ham Pie. Great recipe for Leftover Chicken and Ham Pie. I've made this recipe for years, and everyone seems to love it! Using the leftovers from our Sunday roast I devised this delicious, cheap, rich recipe to please the whole family.

You really just have to make the sauce and fry up some mushrooms and onions as the meat has already been fully cooked when you made your roast. We often use this recipe to use up chicken leftovers. This bake is a great way to use up leftover roast potatoes or gammon and can be made-ahead and frozen for convenience, from BBC Good Food.

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Great recipe for Leftover Chicken and Ham Pie. I've made this recipe for years, and everyone seems to love it! Using the leftovers from our Sunday roast I devised this delicious, cheap, rich recipe to please the whole family.

To get started with this particular recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can cook leftover chicken and ham pie using 17 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook it.

The ingredients needed to make Leftover Chicken and Ham Pie:

  1. Get of Pastry.
  2. Make ready of EITHER 375g Shop-Bought Puff Pastry.
  3. Prepare of OR 125g Plain Flour.
  4. Prepare 125 g of Unsalted Butter (Room temp, cubed).
  5. Get 75 ml of Cold Water.
  6. Take 1/2 tsp of salt.
  7. Prepare of Filling.
  8. Make ready 320 g of Leftover Cooked Chicken (shredded).
  9. Get 90 g of Leftover Cooked Ham/Bacon (chopped).
  10. Take 30 g of Unsalted Butter.
  11. Prepare 35 g of Plain Flour.
  12. Get 300 ml of Chicken Stock.
  13. Take 125 ml of Double Cream.
  14. Take 4 of Chestnut or Button Mushrooms (diced).
  15. Take 2 of Spring Onions (finely chopped).
  16. Make ready 1 tbsp of Mixed Herbs.
  17. Get 1 of Egg Yolk (beaten).

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Steps to make Leftover Chicken and Ham Pie:

  1. Preheat oven to 180c fan/350f/gas 4. Line a large baking tray with baking paper. If making pastry, proceed to step 4 before starting to make the filling. If using shop bought pastry, start at step 2..
  2. Melt the butter on medium heat in a saucepan then beat in the flour. Cook this for a minute or two to cook out the flour taste a little. Add the stock and whisk constantly for 2-3 minutes until thickened then whisk in the cream..
  3. Fold in the spring onions and mushrooms and cook for 1 minute. Stir in the chicken, bacon, and cream and sprinkle in the herbs. Season to taste. Remove from heat and allow to cool completely..
  4. HOME MADE PASTRY, START HERE!! Rub the butter into the flour using fingertips until all the flour has turned pale yellow but there are still chunks of butter larger than breadcrumbs. Stir in the flour. Use a wooden spoon to very gradually mix in the water until it starts to form together. Very quickly press the dough into a ball, wrap in cling film and chill in the fridge for at least 20 minutes..
  5. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the pastry into a 30 x 33 cm rectangle. Cut this rectangle in half lengthways and place one half onto the prepared baking tray. Gently fold the other pastry in half and make cuts in the folded side about 1cm apart, leaving a 1cm border..
  6. Spoon the cooled filling onto the pastry on the tray, leaving a 1cm border of pastry around the edges. Open the folded pastry back out and gently place it over the filling. Crimp all around the edges with a fork..
  7. Brush the top of the pastry with the egg yolk. Sprinkle the top of the pastry with more mixed herbs and black pepper (optional)..
  8. Bake for 25-30 minutes until puffed up and golden brown..
  9. Enjoy!!.

I used a fork and pressed and crimped all around the pie dish. You could use this excess to cut out leaves or flowers to decorate the pie with. I had leftover chicken from my roast chicken that we had the other day so I used some of that. I also had a package of deli ham slices in the refrigerator that needed using. Chicken and ham are a very popular pie combination over here, so I thought why not!

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